Tag Archives: swimming

  • Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Yesterday, five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpse, 31, revealed that he is gay during an interview broadcast on Australia’s Channel 10. For years there had been speculation about Thorpe’s sexuality, and for years he insisted he was straight. In fact, just two years ago, in his autobiography This Is Me, he wrote, “I am […]

  • Long-Distance Swimmer Protected From Sharks by Dolphins (Pics and Video)

    Long-Distance Swimmer Protected From Sharks by Dolphins (Pics and Video)

    Underneath the watery surfaces of our planet, a battle between good and evil is being waged with humanity in the balance. On the evil side, there are the sharks, who live only to reproduce, feed on weaker animals and unsuspecting humans, and eventually conquer the world. The good side is occupied by the dolphins, who […]

  • Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    Watch This Interview With 15-Year-Old Michael Phelps (Video)

    When I was 15 years old, my major aspirations in life were to lose my virginity and get my driver’s license, both of which I eventually managed to accomplish thanks to the poor judgment of the other respective parties involved. According to a recently unearthed video, when Michael Phelps was 15, he was excited about […]

  • Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Ryan Lochte: Great At Swimming, Terrible At Giving Interviews (Video)

    Coming into the 2012 Summer Olympics, a lot of attention was paid to the rivalry in the pool between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. The two USA swimmers are the same age, but Phelps monopolized the spotlight in Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008. So nobody really noticed that Lochte had won 6 Olympic […]

  • 25 Hilarious Diving Fails (GIFs)

    25 Hilarious Diving Fails (GIFs)

    When the temperature is soaring and the summer sun is blazing, nothing feels better than diving into a cold pool or lake. To go suddenly from painfully hot to blissfully cool is just one of life’s great pleasures, right up there with cracking open a cold one after a long afternoon of yard work, or […]